Although it’s just a performance match, there’s no guarantee when heavy legends like Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr go head-to-head.
On November 28, world boxing will witness the return of two heavy boxing legends Mike Tyson and four-weight champion Roy Jones Jr. Taking place in the exhibition match format, the match between Mike and Roy Jones Jr is expected to take place only within 8 rounds, using standard 12 oz gloves.
According to the organizers, this was not a punitive match between two boxers over the age of 50. However, under the assessment of Roy Jones Jr, he will still be careful before a knockout machine like Mike.
Roy Jones Jr’s worries were not unfounded before Tyson’s training images recently
The 54-year-old legend still shows terrifying strength and speed in training sessions and hitting finishes with his coach. Nothing can be guaranteed, Roy Jones Jr will stand before the shadow shots of 30 years ago.
Before the game, Roy Jones Jr shared that he would maintain his fitness at 205lbs (90.7 kg), which is the floor weight of the heavyweight for the upcoming match. As for Mike Tyson, he said he will lose weight to 215lbs (96.75kg) for the first time so that the match can be fairest.
Although not a championship match, Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr still received great attention from boxing fans by the attraction of the two main characters.
The schedule for the upcoming match between Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr
Update information about the schedule, the time of the Boxing match between Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr this weekend. In mid-2020, heavy boxing legend Mike Tyson suddenly announced his return to the ring in a performance match with veteran puncher Roy Jones Jr.
Immediately, the match created a strong media effect by the appearance of two names that became monuments of Boxing fans. It is also the first time in 15 years that Mike “steel” has returned to the ring with a serious match. The location of the match is Staples Center, Los Angeles California.
The boxing match attracts the attention of fans
According to the governing body – California Sports Commission, the match will take place with a friendly spirit, no matter of winning or losing. The reward for the match will be the WBC Frontline Battle belt given by the World Boxing Council.